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Falling asleep at work, feeling cold, shivering, stomach pain, frequent urination. Had ectopic pregnancy

Hello. I am 36 yrs old female. I noticed that I tend to fall asleep at my desk often I work from 7-4 and esp after lunch I will node. But I am able to wake myself up. tHIS HAS BENN HAPPENING FOR THE PAST THREE WEEKS. Friday 10/5 I got really cold at work until I had the shivers . When I asked everyone else if they were cold the said no. Also my side on the left like under my stomach hurted off and on. On saturday I was cold and feeling really thirsty after I drunk a bunch of water I started feeling really warm but that night I got really cold until I had a night sweat really scary. The pain in my side was still ther lightly but not as bad. I continued to drink alot of water. Might I add when all of this was going on even before I noticed I was nottting oof I had frequent urination . Last year I had an eptopic pregnacy. The were able to remove the embryo and took out my left tube.
Asked On : Thu, 11 Oct 2012
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

I have noted your current symptoms of excessive sleepiness during daytime, feeling cold, etc.

We need to exclude hypothyroidism, which is caused by deficiency of thyroid hormones. This can be checked in blood tests.

Also, in view of frequent urination, we need to exclude urinary tract infection (UTI), which can be checked in urine examination.

Please discuss these issues with your doctor.

I hope my answer helps. Please get back if you have any follow up queries or if you require any additional information.

Wishing you good health,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, India
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Answered: Wed, 18 Dec 2013
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